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CS 151 Introduction to Programming
Haynie, Glyn E.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.
CourseCS 151 Introduction to Programming BE
SemesterU1A2005
FacultyHaynie, Glyn E.
TitleAssistant Professor Management Information Systems
Office LocationRoom 109
Office Hours1:00 - 5:00 PM
Daytime Phone336-0475
E-Mailglyn.haynie@park.edu
Semester DatesJune 6 – July 31 2005
Class Days--T-R--
Class Time5:20 - 7:50 PM
PerquisitesHigh school algebra proficiency
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Java an Introduction to Computer Science & Programming, 4th Edition, Walter Savitch, 2005, Prentice Hall.

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Additional Resources:
TextPad 4.7.3: is a powerful, general purpose editor for plain text files. Easy to use, with all the features a power user requires.  Download for free. File size is about 2MB

Java JDK version 5.0 Upadate 3: Download for free. File size is a large file at 52 MB.  This application is required to use with TextPad.

http://www.textpad.com/download/index.html
http:// java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/download.jsp

Course Description:
This course introduces students to algorithmic design and structured/ modular programming. Programming concepts will be put into practice by  using Java for programming projects. These basic programming concepts  and constructs will be covered: variables, data types, strings, arithmetic and  logical operators, branching statements, loops, and debugging. Additionally,  these object-oriented programming concepts will be covered: classes,  instance variables, methods, and constructors. Prerequisite: MA131 (or  equivalent) or CS144 or permission of instructor.  3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

1. Explain basic programming concepts program compilation, program execution, and history of Java.

2. Demonstrate creativity and problem-solving skills.

3. Use the TextPad integrated development environment to enter, run, and debug Java programs.

4. Debug and test Java programs

5. Write Java programs that use proper style and documentation.

6. Demonstrate proper use of the object-oriented principle of encapsulation.

7. Demonstrate proper use of top-down design.

8. Write Java programs that use:
    ? Primitive types and expressions int, double, char  (including escape characters), operator precedence, etc concatenation, equals, length, charAt
    ? String concatenation, equals, length, charAt
    ? Boolean variables and boolean expressions
    ? Control structures if, switch, while, do, for, nested loops, conditional operator
    ? Object-oriented programming concepts classes, instance variables, instance methods, constructors
    ? Static fields and static methods
    ? Math Class
    ? Wrapper Class
    ? Array Basics

Course Assessment:
A. Complete the following reading assignments prior to coming to class.
 1) Chapter(s) to be presented that night.
 2) Review questions at the end of each chapter.

B. Complete all homework/discussion assignments when scheduled.

C. Complete all quizzes when scheduled.

D. Complete all examinations when scheduled.

E. Complete project when scheduled.

F. Late work is not accepted.

Grading:
Mid Term Examination 20%
Final Examination 20%
Homework/Discussion 25%
Quizzes/Participation 15%
Project                20%

A 100 - 90
B 89 - 80
C 79 – 70
D 69 – 60
F below 60

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late work will not be accepted.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
ADD/DROP:  June 6 – June 13 2005

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW PASSING:  July 10, 2005

INCOMPLETES:  As a rule, incomplete grades will not be given.  Incomplete grades will not be given for student laziness (i.e. work not in on time; missing exams; student missing final…etc.)  Exceptions to the rule do exist, however: If a death in the student's immediate family (spouse, child, parent, grandparent, sibling, aunt, or uncle) affects the overall performance of the student in the course or if the student misses a significant portion of class due to their hospitalization, the student may be allowed to petition for an incomplete and make up the work prior to (31 July 05).  The instructor retains the right to veto any such petition, or grant an incomplete in other unforeseen circumstance.

WITHDRAWALS:  The enrollment status of the student in this course is solely the responsibility of the student. If you wish to change your status in this course, be sure that you file the appropriate paperwork with the registrar before the appropriate deadlines. If you wish to drop, do not just stop coming to class.  Get to the Campus Center Director and file a withdrawal slip.  I will continue to consider you part of this class until notified otherwise by the Campus Center Director.

 Class ActivitiesAssignments
Jun 7Class Policies: Introduction to Course,
Description of Project Requirements
and Examinations
Introduction to TextPad
 
Jun 9Introduction to Computers and Java 3Chapter 1
Jun 14Primitive Types, Strings, and Console I/OChapter 2
Jun 16Primitive Types, Strings, and Console I/OChapter 2
Jun 21Flow of ControlChapter 3
Jun 23Flow of ControlChapter 3
Jun 28Flow of ControlChapter 3
Jun 30Mid Term Exam (Chapter 1-3)
Lab
Lab
Jul 5Defining Methods and ClassesChapter 4
Jul 7Defining Methods and ClassesChapter 4
Jul 12More About Objects and MethodsChapter 5
Jul 14More About Objects and MethodsChapter 5
Jul 19LabProject
Jul 21Arrays (pages 419-460)Chapter 6
Jul 26Final Examination (Chapter 4-6)
Project Due
Lab
Jul 28Project Review
Review Final
 

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.  
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

Disability Guidelines:

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page:
http://www.park.edu/disability
 
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